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Table 1 Clinical presentation of vulvar merkel cell carcinoma (n = 17)

From: Clinical features and treatment of vulvar Merkel cell carcinoma: a systematic review

Characteristic n (% or range)
Mean age (years) 59.6 (28–79)
Mean tumor diameter (cm) 7.5 (1.8–47.5)
Mean disease duration (months) 4.7 (1–18)
Locationa
 Labia majora 9 (52.9)
 Labia minora 3 (17.6)
 Paraclitoral 1 (5.9)
 Bartholin gland 3 (17.6)
 Intravaginal extension 4 (23.5)
 Inguinal 1 (5.9)
 Vulva, Unspecified 1 (5.9)
Clinical findingsa
 Firm 2 (11.8)
 Painless 3 (17.6)
 Tender 5 (29.4)
 Mobile 2 (11.8)
 Pruritus 2 (11.8)
 Swelling/edema 3 (17.6)
 Ulceration 4 (23.5)
 Erythema 2 (11.8)
  1. aSum exceeds 100% due to non-mutually exclusive categories